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New Zealand treasury head named Irish central bank chief

01 May 2019

DUBLIN Ireland appointed New Zealand treasury chief Gabriel Makhlouf as its new central bank governor on Wednesday, replacing Philip Lane who leaves next month to become the European Central Bank's chief economist.

StanChart brings in senior talent to fuel U.S. expansion

14 Jun 2017

NEW YORK/HONG KONG Standard Chartered aims to expand its U.S. presence with a local hiring push and by bolstering its team in the country with senior staff from its main regions of Asia, the Middle East and Africa, its top bankers said.

U.S. appoints lawyer as interim boss of OCC

03 May 2017

WASHINGTON The U.S. government unveiled plans on Wednesday to replace the chief overseer of federally chartered banks with a veteran financial lawyer as President Donald Trump starts to put his stamp on regulating Wall Street.

'Best banker in America' blamed for Wells Fargo sales scandal

10 Apr 2017

An investigation by Wells Fargo & Co's board laid blame for the company's unauthorised accounts scandal on a high-pressure sales culture and a retail executive obsessed with stamping out negative views about her division. | Video

'Best banker in America' blamed for Wells Fargo sales scandal

10 Apr 2017

An investigation by Wells Fargo & Co's board laid blame for the company's unauthorized accounts scandal on a high-pressure sales culture and a retail executive obsessed with stamping out negative views about her division.

"Best banker in America" blamed for Wells Fargo scandal

10 Apr 2017

April 10 An out-of-control sales culture, a defensive boss obsessed with stamping out negative views about her division and a group chief executive who called her the "the best banker in America" were to blame for Wells Fargo & Co's devastating sales scandal, an internal investigation found.

U.S. bankers tell Europeans to think positively on Trump

20 Jan 2017

DAVOS, Switzerland U.S. bankers, buoyed by a resurgence in profits, are advising their counterparts in Europe to think positively about the new administration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.

Bankers expect Britain to back Brexit transition calls

19 Jan 2017

DAVOS Top bankers are confident that British Prime Minister Theresa May's government will support a transition period of several years for the financial sector to cope with Britain's exit from the European Union.

Umzug nach Europa - Londoner Banken vor dem Brexit

19 Jan 2017

London/Davos Nach der Festlegung der britischen Premierministerin Theresa May auf einen "harten Brexit" bereiten sich die ersten Banken konkret auf einen Umzug auf den europäischen Kontinent vor.

Trump adviser Scaramucci says parts, not all, of NATO are obsolete

17 Jan 2017

DAVOS, Switzerland Donald Trump's comments about NATO being "obsolete" reflect how the world has changed, but should not be interpreted as meaning that it needs to be consigned to history, a senior adviser to the U.S. president-elect said on Tuesday.

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Blood on his hands: 2020 Democrats slam Trump over Syria

Democratic presidential hopefuls denounced President Donald Trump's decision to pull U.S. troops back from northern Syria, saying in an Ohio debate on Tuesday he had endangered America's longtime Kurdish allies while empowering foes Russia and Syria.